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Overview of verb eradicate

The verb eradicate has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off

(kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population")

2. uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out, exterminate

(destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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